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Portrait photo vignette of Clara Barton [cabinet card]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.1342 Author/Creator: Place Written: [Washington, D.C.] Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 16.5 x 10.8 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.1342 Author/Creator: Place Written: [Washington, D.C.] Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 16.5 x 10.8 cm

The image shows a profile vignette of Clara Barton, looking to her right of the camera. Inscription on recto: "Anthony, Successor to New Photo. Art Co., 905 Penn. Ave. Washington, D.C." Inscriptions on verso: "Clara Barton" and "The New Photographic Art Company 905 Penn Avenue Washington, D.C."

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